January 6, 2017

A year in Photos — April 2016

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Children of Soaring Heights Communities plant an Ash tree at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 21, 2016. Soaring Heights celebrated Earth Day by inviting their residents to take part in planting a tree and learning about sustainability and conservation.

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Hass, 355th Civil Engineer Squadron first sergeant, uses a hook and line procedure to remotely remove a suspicious package from a vehicle during the Comprehensive Airman Fitness Month Fire Department Fitness Challenge at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2016. The event was hosted by the 355th Civil Engineer Squadron’s explosive ordnance disposal and fire emergency service flights in coordination with the Community Support Center with the objectives of embracing team building, showing the links between different CAF pillars, and encouraging Airmen to challenge themselves.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Donecio Burnell-Chester, 355th Fighter Wing safety technician, prepares to navigate an Arrive Alive Tour simulated impaired driving course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 21, 2016. Burnell-Chester experienced a delay in control to simulate what someone would experience under the influence of alcohol.

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